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Does jgit support auto gc? [message #1728456] Mon, 04 April 2016 13:38 Go to next message
Michael Keppler is currently offline Michael KepplerFriend
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We have a lot of developers here that exclusively use egit for working on their repositories, partially since some years. I noticed that all these repos seem to have a huge number of loose objects (and taking up to 10 times more disk space than after running gc explicitly). That makes me believe jgit doesn't have automatic gc.

Can I enable it somehow or is the advice to have everyone add a scheduled task to run git gc --auto from the command line once a month?

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Re: Does jgit support auto gc? [message #1729409 is a reply to message #1728456] Wed, 13 April 2016 22:10 Go to previous message
Matthias Sohn is currently offline Matthias SohnFriend
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it's not implemented yet, though now I started to implement it, I'll invite you for review when the first patch is ready for review
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